Coordinating Eligibility & Enrollment
Coordinated eligibility and enrollment can help families more easily navigate the early childhood mixed delivery system. This strategy can span multiple programs or multiple service sectors. Coordination activities include developing joint processes for recruitment, eligibility determination, selection, and enrollment of children and families into services.
These resources can inform state and local groups who are aiming to coordinate eligibility and enrollment.
A Summary of PDG B-5 Grantee's Coordinated Eligibility and Enrollment Activities and the Impact of COVID-19
Analyzes states’ proposed activities, describes challenges some states faced from the COVID-19 pandemic and discusses how they adapted to meet new needs.
Louisiana’s Early Childhood Guidebook
This resource focuses on developing a statewide early childhood system that includes preschool, Head Start, and child care by sharing best practices.
New Early Childhood Coordination Requirements in ESSA
This guide helps facilitate coordination between local education agencies receiving Title I funds and Head Start, as required by the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Early Childhood System Performance Assessment Toolkit
This toolkit provides guides, assessments, and tools that measure how well local early childhood systems are working.
How to Approach the Preschool Development Grant 2019 Bonus
This is guidance for the 2019 PDG B-5 application, addressing the bonus opportunity to plan for a coordinated appliation, eligiility, and enrollment system.